Medication-assisted therapy via telemedicine shows promise

A Boston-based start-up company that offers patients medication-assisted therapy through telemedicine is trying remove some of the stigma associated with opioid use disorder treatment.“Many existing medication-assisted treatment programs are offered in brick and mortar locations where patients don’t want to be seen,” Ankit Gupta, a software engineer and CEO of Bicycle Health, told Healio Primary Care. “A telemedicine model like ours offers discreetness and convenience in a judgement- and stigma-free zone.”Bicycle Health patients start by having a physician complete anRead More

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